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Don Mateo Picanteria Cusquena

Jr. Pumacahua 202-A | Urb. Tahuantinsuyo, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 232609
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
10 Aug 2013
“A lovely welcoming place”
26 Jul 2013
“Amazing experience!! Expérience fabuleuse!”
Closes in 5 min
All hours
Peruvian, South American, Healthy
$$ - $$$
Jr. Pumacahua 202-A | Urb. Tahuantinsuyo, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 10 August 2013

This restaurant is located right next door to our hostel, so needless to stay it was very convenient to stop by. On the first visit we stopped for coffee to try it out and the second time we took the kids (3 and 8) for...More

1  Thank mkileytupy
Reviewed 27 July 2013

This restaurant was refered to us by the owner of a hostel in Mancora. When my boyfriend and I arrived, we felt very welcomed. One of the chef, Franco, gave us the menu and we asked him to explain the peruvian/ cuscanian specialties. He described...More

1  Thank Emilie G
Reviewed 1 May 2013

1. Had the Meditteranean pizza--muy sabroso! 2. Service was very prompt and friendly! My waiter also spoke near-fluent English. I was very impressed! 3. I couldn't recommend this place enough!

3  Thank skunkgirl
Reviewed 1 November 2012

This place is very charming, it definitely a gem! It's family owned and we actually met the owner's son, whose name is Mateo. So cute! But more importantly the food is just really good, properly cooked and seasoned. I would definitely recommend it to anyone...More

3  Thank ese2012
Reviewed 23 November 2011

A very friendly, non-touristy restaurant with generous portions and the absolute best lomo saltado we've tried in Peru so far! Definitely recommended (particularly if you're staying just across the street at the Recoleta Hostal).

3  Thank emfromellay
Reviewed 18 November 2011

This place is located across from the recoleta hostel and is fantastic. Franco (the owner) has a passion for food and recommended some great dishes. Try the alpaca..fantatstic. Let Franco recommed something and you won´t go wrong.Thank you Franco for sharing some of Peru´s best...More

3  Thank Munster_RFC
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jr. Pumacahua 202-A | Urb. Tahuantinsuyo, Cusco, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 232609
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